After election, voters look for new federal action to effectively lower cellphone bills
Canadians looking for a break on their sky high cellphone and internet bills were disappointed affordability did not play as big a role in this year’s federal election campaign. Justin Trudeau secured a third election victory on September 20 after calling a snap electio, but was held to a... Read more
After winning new term, Liberal Party faces pressure to deliver long-term transit promises
It takes a long time for a federal government to make significant change to big infrastructure projects like public transit, from the planning and preparation stages to the actual construction, but with voters giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau another minority government on September 20, transit advocates are saying the... Read more
It might be time for a new party to vocalize BIPOC concerns, says poet George Elliott Clarke
As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals return to parliament with a minority government, some communities might be looking for a new party prioritizing agendas of equality and protection of ecology, says George Elliott Clarke, former poet laureate for the City of Toronto and the Canadian Parliament. In an email... Read more
Struggling worker skeptical Trudeau will follow through on campaign promises
On September 20, Canadian citizens re-elected a Liberal minority government. While this came as a surprise to some, Tasin Ibrahim, a restaurant worker in downtown Toronto, said it was something he expected, but he has a lot of questions about what is to come next and how the government... Read more
As unemployment rates remain high, businesses wonder how Trudeau will respond
With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remaining in office following the federal election on September 20, employees are questioning whether he will prioritize small business recovery this term. The Liberals were elected in 158 ridings, falling short of the 170 seats needed for a majority government. With the election costing... Read more
Trudeau calls for Canadians to unite on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
REUTERS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Canadians to unite on the eve of the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation during a sombre ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday. “Do not tell me or try to explain that the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation... Read more
Canada taking leadership role in carbon pricing, says sustainability director
First-time home buyers hopeful election will cool hot real estate market
House hunters who are tired of bidding wars, prices way over asking, and a lack of proper home inspections are hoping this federal election will tame the country’s real estate market According to data released by The Canadian Real Estate Association, as of July 2021, Canada has an average... Read more
Toronto arts club introduces vaccine passport and waiver for extra safety
Vaccine passports have been the cause of division and major controversy for a lot of Canadians since the federal election was announced. For Matthew Percy, it’s a sense of extra protection. “I have felt it offers a safer environment to be working in and certainly in this initial phase... Read more
Environmental issues at forefront of concern for many voters
Pressing issues on Canada’s oil industry are bubbling to the surface for Toronto resident Mark Andrews, 35, as the federal election and opportunities for change draw closer. With platforms from all parties loaded with varying pledges for efforts on addressing ecological impact and efficient energy solutions, some citizens are... Read more